Darius Kennedy Killed in Jet Ski Crash at Ski Beach [SAN DIEGO, CA]
Man Riding Jet Ski Dies after Struck by Boat at Ski Beach
SAN DIEGO, CA (August 8, 2020) – A man who died in a jet ski crash Saturday night on Mission Bay has been identified by authorities.
According to witness reports, the man was riding the Jet Ski just before 6:30 p.m. near the north end of Ski Beach. Moments later, a boat struck him, running over him and his watercraft.
The medical examiner says he disappeared under water but emerged. People in the water helped him.
Paramedics then took the man to a hospital with injuries to his head and torso. He later died while undergoing treatment.
The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 21-year-old Darius Kennedy, a resident of Warren, Michigan. Kennedy would have turned 22 next month.
The driver of the boat that crashed into the Jet Ski was questioned.
Further investigation is underway.
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